Category Archives: events

Does the library offer any programs about patent and trademark searching?

Patent and trademark files are searched for many different reasons.  You might wish to see if your idea has already been patented, or want a copy of the complete drawings and specifications of a particular patent or trademark.  Or you … Continue reading

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I have been reading a lot about the White House initiative Educate to Innovate that aims to improve the STEM skills of American kids. What is the library doing to support this initiative?

The Educate to Innovate initiative is a commitment to provide students at every level with the skills they need to excel in the high-paid, highly-rewarding fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Thanks to a generous grant from The Dallas … Continue reading

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Lakewood Library 50th Annual Art Show

The Lakewood Library Friends recently hosted their 50th Annual Art show at the Lakewood Branch Library!  This annual event is a showcase of local artists and one of the highlights of the year at this east Dallas branch library.     The Texas/Dallas History … Continue reading

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I’m thinking about starting a small business. What do you have that would help me?

We offer books, periodicals and databases of interest to business startups.  We are also beginning a free monthly series of programs related to starting and operating a small business.  Programs will include information on finding financing, writing business plans, small … Continue reading

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2014 Stonewall Book Awards announced

The American Library Association announced the 2014 Stonewall Book Awards this weekend at their Annual Midwinter Meeting.  Dallas Public Library’s own Peter Coyl was honored to serve as Chair of the committee this year. The Stonewall Book Awards recognize works … Continue reading

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